Welcome to the Bristol Creative Industries’ network (formerly Bristol Media). Great ideas need company, so join us to make connections, raise your profile and get the work you want.

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What we do

We support the creative sector to learn, grow and connect, driven by the common belief that we can achieve more collectively than alone.

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Connecting Bristol’s creative sector

We forge collaborations – bringing together a community of like-minded creative businesses to promote opportunities and support sector growth.

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Business growth & opportunities

We support Bristol creatives – providing a digital platform to recruit talent, raise the profile of our members and showcase excellence.

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Events & skills development

We encourage learning through our programme of keynote talks, portfolio review nights, community initiatives and skills workshops.

Bristol Creative Industries Internship Programme 2024: We need your creative business!


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Bristol Creative Industries Internship Programme 2024: We need your creative business!
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Social media trends for 2024: a keynote with Drew Benvie

12th Mar 2024



The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

    • 22nd
    • Feb 2024

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    Pervasive Media Studios, BS1 5TX


    If you’re a startup or someone who wants to see new ideas in the City get the money they need, this event is an opportunity to come together and learn what’s possible.

    In this event, hear first-hand experience of founders and professionals who’ve sought, secured or passed up investment as they’ve created businesses they believe in. Talks/ discussion 6.00pm – 8.00pm. Networking from 8.00pm.

    • 22nd
    • Feb 2024

    How to have a tough conversation – navigating conflict in your business: a talk with Meg Lovell Group Created with Sketch.



    Online via Zoom

    BCI Talk

    From uncomfortable conversations around raising fees, to responding to the client with the ever-expanding brief, we all regularly face conflict situations in business that can be the difference between making or losing money, or a functional or frustrating working relationship.

    In this online talk, Meg Lovell will work through communication methods to address these situations both proactively and reactively, giving you a blueprint for action the next time a tricky situation arises.

    • 22nd
    • Feb 2024

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    Develop your skills and knowledge, to manage a team, with our virtual Step up to Lead course over 6 months.
    This ILM accredited Level 3 Certificate is designed for upcoming managers, and will support you with key managerial skills, such as managing conflict, motivating your team and delegation. This course will prepare you for a career in management and leadership roles, with tutorial guidance available throughout the programme.

Individual & Startup

Showcase your profile, earn more, gain recognition for your work and get up to 40% off industry events.

Select membership Pay monthly

Business membership

Flaunt your work, connect with Bristol’s creative network and save on recruitment fees with free job adverts.

Select membership Most popular

Student & Graduate

Get noticed by employers, see the latest jobs and launch your career in the South West’s creative industries.

Select membership Free

“Not only is membership a great medium for attracting new talent but it acts as an invaluable professional development resource for our team through the many varied events and seminars. The creative community in Bristol wouldn’t be the same without it.”

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Andy Barnes

Diva Agency